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Why homes are lost to wildfire
This Forest Service expert says it's as much a sociopolitical problem as it is physical.
April 4, 2014
The wild without and within: A review of Wilderness
Lance Weller's debut novel traces the path of a Civil War veteran in the Pacific Northwest.
Oct. 15, 2012
Ghosts of Wyoming: A haunted past and present
The haunting short stories in Alyson Hagy's collection resonate with themes of loss, resignation and hope.
May 10, 2010
Finding freedom in Yosemite
Shelton Johnson's novel Gloryland traces the adventurous life of Elijah Yancy, a young man of black and Indian heritage, who roams the West in the 19th century.
Feb. 1, 2010
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Walking the damp upper corners of America
This mysterious Oregon forest awakens hope in a local writer.
Wyoming trespass law is the latest in grazing battle
Questions remain over whether the bill prohibits certain data collection on federal land or just private and state.
Counties use a ‘coordination’ clause to fight the feds
An obscure provision in two environmental laws is the weapon of choice in a bureaucratic Sagebrush Rebellion.